2019 Mock Trial Regional Champs
The Independent School mock trial team captured the regional championship Saturday at the Sedgwick County Courthouse. The varsity team was undefeated in four rounds and consisted of Alex Cline, Chase Farha, Malar Muthukumar, Edward Sturm, Peter Daood, Brandon Cope and Julia Douglas. They will compete for the state championship on March 23rd.
Alex Cline won the award for Best Direct or Cross examination, as voted on by the judges.
Independent also entered two teams in the JV division, and they captured first and second place. The team of Reema Moussa, Grace Gill, Victoria George, Deena Eichhorn, Grace Martin, Ava Jacobsen, and Anna Bailly were undefeated. The team of Josh Jacobsen, Madison Martin, Sense Cadman, Peyton Reynolds, Natalie Johnson, Dylan Cope and Vijay Muthukumar were 3-1, losing only to the other Panther team.